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Author Anderson, Virginia DeJohn.

Title Creatures of Empire : how domestic animals transformed early America / Virginia DeJohn Anderson
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 322 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary In keeping livestock, early American settlers inadvertently laid the groundwork for expansionism, as shown in a fascinating look at the earliest conflicts between the American colonists and the Native Americans, conflicts that had their roots in the domestication of animals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Livestock -- United States -- History.
Livestock -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Human-animal relationships -- United States -- History.
Indians, Treatment of.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Americas -- Colonization -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199788538 ebook